Hummingbirds (Trochilidae)

Violet-capped Woodnymph (Thalurania glaucopis) - HBW 5, p. 586

French: Dryade glaucope German: Blaukronennymphe Spanish: Zafiro Capirotado
Other common names: Blue-crowned/Blue-headed/Brazilian Woodnymph

Taxonomy: Trochilus glaucopis J. F. Gmelin, 1788, Brazil.
Forms a superspecies with T. watertonii; probably old elements within genus Thalurania. Monotypic.

Distribution: E & S Brazil (Bahia to Rio Grande do Sul), E Paraguay and NE Argentina; doubtfully N Uruguay.